WoRMS taxon details

Conus litteratus Linnaeus, 1758

215522  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:215522)

accepted
Species
marine
Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. <em>Editio decima, reformata [10th revised edition], vol. 1: 824 pp. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae.</em> , available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/726886
page(s): 712 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Description Thick, heavy shell with flat spire, up to 13 cm. Colour cream with 2-3 axial bands of yellow or orange bands dotted with...  
Description Thick, heavy shell with flat spire, up to 13 cm. Colour cream with 2-3 axial bands of yellow or orange bands dotted with black. Habitat: in sand in and among coral in shallow water. Distribution: Indo-Pacific. (Richmond, 1997). [details]
MolluscaBase eds. (2021). MolluscaBase. Conus litteratus Linnaeus, 1758. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=215522 on 2021-03-05
Date
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1997-02-22 16:55:09Z
created
1998-05-18 10:22:32Z
changed
2009-11-02 12:29:43Z
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2011-09-03 06:08:04Z
checked

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original description Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. <em>Editio decima, reformata [10th revised edition], vol. 1: 824 pp. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae.</em> , available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/726886
page(s): 712 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

original description  (of Conus grueneri Reeve, 1844) Reeve L.A. (1843). Monograph of the genus <i>Pectunculus</i>. In: <i>Conchologia Iconica</i>, or, illustrations of the shells of molluscous animals, vol. 1, pl. 1-9 and unpaginated text. L. Reeve & Co., London. [stated dates: pl. 1-2, Feruary 1843; pl. 3-4, March 1843; pl. 5-6, April 1843; pl. 7, June 1843; pl..8, August 1843; pl. 9, December 1843]. , available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/11119359 [details]   

original description  (of Cucullus pardus Röding, 1798) Röding P.F. (1798). <i>Museum Boltenianum</i> sive Catalogus cimeliorum e tribus regnis naturæ quæ olim collegerat Joa. Fried Bolten, M. D. p. d. per XL. annos proto physicus Hamburgensis. Pars secunda continens Conchylia sive Testacea univalvia, bivalvia & multivalvia. Trapp, Hamburg. viii, 199 pp. , available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/16230659 [details]   

additional source Filmer R.M. (2001). A Catalogue of Nomenclature and Taxonomy in the Living Conidae 1758 - 1998. Backhuys Publishers, Leiden. 388pp. [details]   

additional source Liu, J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. <em>China Science Press.</em> 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Steyn, D.G & Lussi, M. (2005). Offshore Shells of Southern Africa: A pictorial guide to more than 750 Gastropods. Published by the authors. Pp. i–vi, 1–289.
page(s): 227. [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Description Thick, heavy shell with flat spire, up to 13 cm. Colour cream with 2-3 axial bands of yellow or orange bands dotted with black. Habitat: in sand in and among coral in shallow water. Distribution: Indo-Pacific. (Richmond, 1997). [details]
LanguageName 
English lettered cone  [details]
German Tiger-KegelschneckeTigerkegelBuchstabenkegel  [details]
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